Topic: bar etiquette

A Former Disgruntled Assistant Has Advice for Cocktail Waitresses

A Former Disgruntled Assistant Has Advice for Cocktail Waitresses

This week, my colleague Jennifer Wright’s post about her experiences as a cocktail waitress and the customers she hated inspired a couple of my own job-related flashbacks. Though I’ve never worked in the food service industry, I have worked in the douchebag-service industry. In other words, I was an executive assistant. (I’m also the author of the recently published book Save the Assistants. I’ll let you guess what inspired the title.) Here are some suggestions for unhappy cocktail waitresses, based on my own experiences hauling coffee to old men who called me “sweetheart.” More »